Definition of 'naff'
Example sentences containing 'naff'
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He thought it was a bit naff. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They thought it was cool but it was a bit naff. The Sun (2010)The red detail is a bit naff. The Sun (2011)It sounds a bit naff but beauty comes from confidence. The Sun (2014)Fake wood floors are a bit naff as well. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All that is strictly bridal and a bit naff. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What else is a bit naff? Times, Sunday Times (2015)It does sound a bit naff. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Isn't it slightly naff to match your art to your sofa? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Who thinks they're in the cool gang but is actually rather naff? Times, Sunday Times (2013)And he suffers for his beliefs, in a slightly naff way. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Music was a bit naff, like playing the flute or something. The Sun (2013)It's just a bit greedy and a bit naff. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But isn't the town a bit naff? Times, Sunday Times (2006)But is it really naff? The Sun (2014)The idea is not to find something naff, it is to identify a present entirely lacking in utility and without any redeeming feature. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Last year he bought me a huge bunch of flowers but they were overpriced and really naff, with crystals sewn into the roses. The Sun (2010)The effect was akin to a slightly naff, nostalgic disco, with the fun factor turned up to ten. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What detail there was would now be considered rather naff, so the key is to keep things simple, making the most of clean lines and open spaces. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'naff'
Used Rarely. naff is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'naff'
British English: naff /næf/ ADJECTIVE
If you say that something is naff, you mean it is very unfashionable or unsophisticated.
The music's really naff.
- American English: tacky
- Arabic: قَدِيـمُ الْطّرَازِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: cafona
- Chinese: 不时髦的
- Croatian: staromodan
- Czech: nevkusný
- Danish: slem
- Dutch: waardeloos
- European Spanish: hortera
- Finnish: typerä
- French: naze
- German: blöd
- Greek: κακόγουστος
- Italian: grottesco
- Japanese: 趣味が悪い
- Korean: 구식의
- Norwegian: dårlig
- Polish: niegustowny
- European Portuguese: parolo
- Romanian: demodat
- Russian: безвкусный вид и манеры
- Spanish: inútil
- Swedish: värdelös
- Thai: ซึ่งขาดรสนิยม
- Turkish: salaş
- Ukrainian: нікудишній
- Vietnamese: không hợp thời trang
Definition of naff from the Collins English Dictionary
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